A comparison between Mercator's projection of the earth's surface and Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion projection reveals radically different spatial and social-political structures.
The same planet, the same places, and yet significantly dissimilar relationships are revealed or, more precisely, constructed.
- James Corner
The YOYUU Creative group is embarking on a Series, starting 2016. The basis of the Series will be on Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Airocean World Map of 1943. The cutting of the earth into triangular facets that are then unfolded as a flat poly-hedron. The simple knowledge and perception is the focal point of the series and we will continue exploring the distortion using technology around us and our whits.
As Liam Young states, "The reason my work has moved so far away from architecture in the traditional sense of making buildings is that it is such an inherently slow medium. When the city is evolving so quickly, it's difficult to respond if you're operating in a discourse that has a five- or 10-year project lifespan..."
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